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Director, Data Strategy and Technology Solutions - DAT0005H

Newark, NJ
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Newark (NJ)

Leadership position in the Global Business and Technology Solutions Data Technology Services (DTS) team responsible for:

  • Leading the Strategy and Planning efforts within Data Technology Services.
  • Being an evangelist providing thought leadership and strategic direction regarding data technology tools and process. Specific areas include: AWS, Cloud, BIG Data and Hadoop, Data Lakes, AI/ML, Chatbots, ETL.
  • Developing and communicating the strategies and tactics necessary to meet DTS future horizon and our "Data Democratization" vision
  • Developing go-to-market strategies and solutions marketing approaches for DTS products and services
  • Providing Pipeline Management assuring the coordination and management of every business opportunity through every stage to successful completion
  • Being the "Product Owner" for key initiatives possessing and communicating the vision of what to build and conveying that vision to the scrum team.
  • Managing customer engagement assuring business connections are effective and maximizing the overall customer experience with DTS.
  • Championing and managing key initiatives specifically in the areas of AWS cloud,
  • Cultivating a strong team environment in which team members feel safe in challenging each other's ideas as they develop the best plan to meet business challenges and exceed customer expectations.
  • Seeking input from multiple sources/levels within the organization and incorporates that knowledge into action plans.
  • Attracting, developing and retaining top talent to continually raise the bar on the capabilities and deliverables of the organization.
  • Demonstrating financial discipline in managing budget and allocated expenses
  • Building a winning culture with a repeatable, process-based approaches in which all members of the organization recognize the interdependence of the Plan/Deliver/Operate model and their role in effectively delivering for the business customers.
  • Incumbent will also:

  • Provide guidance and leadership to direct reports and support staff in all aspects of development activities related to data technology.
  • Conduct detailed research where needed to investigate new and emerging trends and technologies and their applicability to DTS.
  • Collaborate and work closely with the architecture, delivery and shared services teams in developing products and solutions and developing better delivery models.
  • Create timely performance plans and evaluations for direct staff with the goal of developing technical and professional capabilities.
  • Take initiative in developing and implementing new complex and comprehensive methods and tools which will assist in better understanding the financial implications of suggested recommendations.
  • Present complex ideas and concepts to internal and external customers in a professional, credible manner.
  • Gather required data and perform data analysis to support business need. Anticipate clients' future and ongoing needs.
  • Effectively communicate to share knowledge and findings. Present results in a manner that the business partners can understand, ensuring interpretation, appropriate detail and usability.




    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience required.

    • 8 to 10 years of IT leadership experience in roles of increasing responsibility and complexity.

    • 3 to 5 years of proven experience in modern information management, including Cloud, BIG Data and AI/ML

    • Superb written and oral communications skills

    • The ability to clearly articulate and convey our vision both verbally and on paper.

    • Strong leadership skills, Critical thinker, Innovative, Change agent.

    • Proven record of delivery.

    • Laser sharp customer focus, with experience effectively managing matrix relationships.

    • Skill at resolving conflict and negotiating effectively and tactfully.

    • Ability to set clear expectations and demand high performance.

    • Ability to inspire and motivate teams and individuals.

    • Strong Interpersonal (listening, written and verbal communication) and presentation skills.  

    @!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

    We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

    Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
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    Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-04

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